Hounslow CCG is committed to embedding Equality and Inclusion in everything that we do, but more specifically:
Our work on embedding equality into the commissioning of health services is underpinned by engagement with our stakeholders. We believe that engagement with and drawing on the expertise of residents, patients, services providers and third sector organisations, is critical in shaping services that are of high quality, value for money and reflect the needs of our diverse populations.
The involvement and active participation of stakeholders helps us to meet our public equality duties by:
As a public sector body, Hounslow CCG is required to publish its equality objectives and we have adopted the Equality Delivery System Framework to identify our equality objectives. The EDS is a toolkit which helps us drive up equality performance and embed it into mainstream business.
Read our equality objectives for 2013-16.
You can find out about the progress we are making with these objectives in the equalities objectives progress report.